Opinion

Don’t trivialise corruption, tackle It! By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Minister throws challenge at all stakeholders I want to talk about a difficult topic, that topic is talked about by non-Africans and even more frequently by Africans themselves, and it has gotten so critical that when you mention the name Africa or even the name of my country Nigeria, the…
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Femi Fani-Kayode

Jonathan, Tukur and A Government Of Jezebels, By Femi Fani-Kayode

I must commend President Goodluck Jonathan for removing Alhaji Bamanga Tukur as National Chairman of the PDP and finally dumping him. It really is good riddance to bad rubbish because that man was a disaster to his party. PDP itself is bad enough but to have a self-conceited and vainglorious…
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Opinion

Justice Ayọ Salami and Nigeria’s Moral Burden, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“…Nigerians do not naturally want the truth to be told. Whoever dares to tell the truth is marked for destruction…” Justice Ayọ Salami (Lagos, Nigeria, January, 2014). As a teacher, I am often interested in the meaning of words and how words sometimes say more than what we mean, and…
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Article of Faith

Article of Faith: Paul’s Male-Chauvinism Against Women, By Femi Aribisala [1]

The word of Paul about women being silent in the churches has passed away precisely because it is not the word of God. Some months ago, Jimi Sonuga introduced me to two of his female neighbours. “Do you write a column in a newspaper?” enquired one of them. “Yes,” I…
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Opinion

“Appointment” of New Service Chiefs is Illegal and Unconstitutional, By Jiti Ogunye

On 16th of January, 2014, a day after the Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebrations, President Goodluck Jonathan, announced, through a terse statement issued by Dr. Ruben Abati, Special Adviser to the President ( Media & Publicity), the removal of  the Chief of Defence Staff, Chief of Army Staff, Chief of…
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Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Law is a Crime Against Reason

Months after it was passed in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, a bill that criminalizes homosexual relationships in Nigeria has been signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan. The President gave his assent to the bill, which stipulates lengthy jail terms, both for same-sex marriage and public…
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Editorial

EDITORIAL: Bode George And Our Supreme Court In Reverse Gear

The recent decision of the Supreme Court in the case of Chief Bode George v. Federal Republic of Nigeria, is undoubtedly the most significant setback to date for the fight against corruption in Nigeria. In this case, the Supreme Court, as Nigeria’s apex court, abdicates in the most cavalier manner…
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